Dissected hydrologic system at the Grand Canyon: Interaction between deeply derived fluids and plateau aquifer waters in modern springs and travertine

@article{Crossey2006DissectedHS,
  title={Dissected hydrologic system at the Grand Canyon: Interaction between deeply derived fluids and plateau aquifer waters in modern springs and travertine},
  author={L. Crossey and T. Fischer and P. Patchett and K. Karlstrom and D. Hilton and D. Newell and P. Huntoon and Amanda C. Reynolds and Goverdina A. M. de Leeuw},
  journal={Geology},
  year={2006},
  volume={34},
  pages={25-28}
}
  • L. Crossey, T. Fischer, +6 authors Goverdina A. M. de Leeuw
  • Published 2006
  • Geology
  • Geology
  • Geochemical study of water and gas discharging from the deeply incised aquifer system at the Grand Canyon, Arizona, provides a paradigm for understanding complex groundwater mixing phenomena, and Quaternary travertines deposited from cool springs provide a paleohydrologic record of this mixing. Geochemical data show that springs have marked compositional variability: those associated with active travertine accumulations (deeply derived endogenic waters) are more saline, richer in CO2, and… CONTINUE READING

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